July 20, 2015

Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!

Moses Akatugba was imprisoned at 16 years old, tortured, and sentenced to death. Ten years and over 800,000 actions later, he walked out of prison on June 2, 2015.

Recent Victories

March 17, 2005
Amnesty International is happy to report that Rebiya Kadeer was released from prison on March 17.
March 8, 2005
On March 8, 2005, Bangladeshi journalist Sumi Khan visited AI's United Kingdom section to talk about her experiences as a...
March 4, 2005
A leader of Kenya's Greenbelt Movement, Wangari Maathai was awarded the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. Urgent Action Network...
March 1, 2005
With its March 1st decision in Roper v. Simmons, the U.S. Supreme Court removed the U.S. from the list of nations that...